Template meta-programming is a meta-programming technique in which templates are used by a compiler to generate temporary source code, which is merged by the compiler with the rest of the source code and then compiled.

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Compile-time printf-style format checking

Compile time checking of printf-like format strings Inspired by this open ticket on boost, this seeks to complete the work there Given a printf-style format string and associated arguments, a ...
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Strongly-typed angle measures in radians and degrees

I often work with angles when writing code for 3D rendering and such. Personally, I prefer to measure angles in degrees, but many APIs (including the Standard Library) measure angles in radians. So ...
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Compile-time printf format checking

Compile time checking of printf-like format strings Inspired by this open ticket on boost, this seeks to complete the work there Given a printf-style format string and associated arguments, a ...
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Optimizing variadic template pack subsequence matching algorithm

I'm building a small MPL module in one of my utility libraries for fun and learning experience. One of the problems I'm trying to solve is getting a list of all indices where a sequence of types ...
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Storage policies

I often come across situations where a library component needs to buffer a large amount of data for later processing. The problem is that at the design stage a choice needs to be made as to whether to ...
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Template based return type from object and class method

I'm looking for a better implementation of this. The current solution looks bad to me and breaks the VC10 compiler if you call Create() with a method expecting two ...
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Meta-programming template for collection statistics

I find that I often want to calculate summary statistics from collections of data and decided to create a template to do that. I'm interested in a general review, but I also have some specific ...
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Compile Time Constant Map

I have implemented this compile time map as a way to learn templates and constexpr classes: ...
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Variadic template for concisely defining a tuple whose components are all the same type

C++11 provides a std::tuple template, but it requires the types of all the fields to be listed individually, which is inconvenient if there are many fields and ...
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Counting words in files - follow-up 4

Previous question: Counting words in files - follow-up 2 Continuation of the meta programming template version of counting words. Inspired by example of pirntf ...
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Counting words in files - follow-up 2

Previous question: Counting words in files - follow-up I have fixed punctuation problems in my previous code by using template, because it is easy to understand and my focus on template mechanism. ...
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Use of macros to aid visual parsing of SFINAE template metaprogramming

I've recently been introduced to SFINAE to solve the problem of unwanted promotion precedence. i.e. I was hoping to catch integer types with Foo::Foo(long) and ...
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“event_foo” method event system in D

The goal is to be able to call an event_<name> method on an object if it implements it, or otherwise do nothing, without needing to explicitly define and ...
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Policy-based, variadic logger class in C++

I've been exploring design based around some of the more advanced C++11 features lately, and some of them are turning out to be rather useful for some projects I'm working on. One is this ...
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Variadic template data pack strucuture designed for debug/trace log (variable-sized records)

I am currently writing this pack template to pack all the values (raw / fundamental + arrays of such, especially c-strings and ...
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writeln() and format() with variadic templates

I wanted to get better acquainted with variadic templates, so I decide to try to implement a function like D's writeln(), just for fun. ...
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C++ messaging using templates

I wanted to allow components of my program to communicate without the components knowing about each other, thus keeping coupling low. So I devised some template classes that implement the observer ...
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Value Iteration Implementation for MDPs

I've been working for a while on a decision theory library, and since I've never really had any formal training in code best practices I'd love to hear your feedback. This particular class is one of ...
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Template integer range

This is a follow-up of an old question by @LokiAstari, modified for the current community challenge. The idea is to provide a compile-time integer range. I applied all the modifications that I ...
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Function object passing for a task scheduler

Here is my full implementation of a generic Functor-like class: ...
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Providing const- and non-const overloads of a strstr() implementation

In a question about reimplementing strstr(), I posted an answer. I pointed out a need for const- and non-const versions of the function, and provided ...
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std::tuple foreach implementation

I wrote a "foreach" implementation for std::tuple: ...
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std::tuple objects or rvalue references?

I have some small "plugin system" (not sure this is right name). It allow you to store objects (plugins), and then call some methods from each of them. With this approach we have absolutely no ...
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Test whether a type T is among the types of a tuple

On SO, I asked for a way to do it without variadics. I also provided a typical "normal" implementation with variadics: ...
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Template function specialization with code duplication

I'm working on a libcurl binding for NodeJS, and to get info from a curl handler, using curl_easy_getinfo, I've created a template function, the issue, is that the ...
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User defined literal for std::integral_constant

I created a user defined literal _c to convert an "integer" literal into an std::integral_constant. Basically, the goal is to ...
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Template container simulating SQL “select” and “where”

I want to simulate, in C++, the fact that in a form with drop down (or combo boxes), you can filter by selecting items and then projecting on a given set of properties for these item. In a SQL-like ...
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Basic templating engine in F# using F# syntax

I've been working on a rough idea for a templating engine (mostly as a learning project) using the F# syntax. How "correct" is my code in terms of being idiomatic F#? Are there F# features which would ...
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Compile time decorator pattern in C++ with templates

I'm doing some high energy physics modelling in C++. I have written code that implements class that score interactions of particles with detector material. Here is a base class: ...
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Dynamically call lambda based on stream input: Try 3

Based on Dynamically call lambda based on stream input: Try 2 This fixes most of the points pointed out by @Morwenn. It has been generalized so anybody can call it. The only extra part needed by the ...
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n-dimensional Euclidean space calculation templates

I have been working with C++11 code that uses std::vector[] to store coordinates. Most often this code uses 2D or 3D but it occurred to me that it may be generally ...
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Dynamically call lambda based on stream input: Try 2

Originally asked here: Dynamically call lambda based on stream input The following version is based heavily on the answer provided by @iavr though I hope that I have done enough more to mkae it worth ...
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C++ template range

From a previous question I got an answer that included some template magic (that to be blunt was mind-boggling (as I could not understand it)). So I have been trying to achieve the same results ...
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Unique type ID in C++

I need to have an unique ID for any type in C++ for a variant type. Is this code reliable for getting the ID? I don't care to have same ID for same type between multiple runs. Sorry for ...
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Very basic tuple implementation

I've been messing with metaprogramming and variadic templates in C++, and I came up with this very primitive implementation of a tuple: ...
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Clone of Boost Variant

As part of learning C++, with special emphasis on C++11, I wanted to implement the equivalent of Boost's Variant (located here). My code is available at variant.hpp, with the current version given ...
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C++ class “overload” using variadic templates and wrapped function pointers

I'm using C++11 and I have the following problem (pseudo C++): ...
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Functional composition of member function predicates

In C++11, it is en vogue to use small lambda expressions to produce ad-hoc predicates. However, sometimes it's fun to create predicates in a functional, "point-free" way. That way, no function bodies ...
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CRTP overload-set nightmare [closed]

I'm not sure if this belongs on CodeReview or StackOverflow, but we'll start with it here. Here is an anonymized and simplified version of some code I have that uses the Curiously Recurring Template ...
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Building a good C++11 template library - compile-time checked enum array

The task is to add data or values to members of a given enum class. The compiler should check, if a value for each enum member is available, and not just default construct empty values. It is a tool ...
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lockbox (a boost-like container)

So I introduced myself to templates in C++11 and I have to say it's really confusing, but also very fascinating. I just need to get my head around what happens at compile time so that I don't wind up ...
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Should I use an object or type as trait?

Edit: Disclaimer: I am new to templates and traits. I apologize in advance if this is a bad question. I am refactoring two similar classes with small differences strewn all over them into one ...
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C++ compile-time checked switch 'statement'

In the project I work on there are several places where a switch statement is used on a type enum. (I know, better to use virtual functions or a visitor pattern or something, but sometimes switching ...
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Could this deferred execution scheme be any simpler?

I've created this scheme to preserve function calls until all the arguments are available. The stub_op classes will be replaced with classes that implement a ...
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Type to instance map

I needed a class where I could store an instance of any type. The goal was an interface as follows: ...
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Singleton with template wrapper

So far, I've used this in a few places and it seems solid. This is what I usually do to make a singleton: ...
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JSON Serializer

Carrying on from: Yet another C++ Json Parser Yet another C++ Json Parser (Recursive) All the code is available from git hub: ThorsSerializer but only reviewing a small section here. The idea is ...
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How can I improve the design of this serialization mechanism?

I'm working on caching library which is intended to work with all types of values. Values are represented as instances of value_type: ...
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Variadic function with restricted types

I am designing a class which (among other things) acts as a vertex in an undirected graph. ...
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Mixin and template-heavy code for a Silverlight clone

I've made a mock version of Silverlight in D2. It is meant to output HTML, but since I don't know HTML yet, its current output is in. HTML is not the reason I'm here, though. The goal of my project ...